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While everyone argues about what the government should be doing, 2 very fundamental factors are ignored. In this video I discuss those factors. One thing I didn't include … [Read more...] about Why Does Government Fail?
The Fed's activities for over a decade have been very focused on creating inflation (an increase in the money supply). Allan Meltzer wrote a great article the other day summarizing how inflation isn't the solution to our economic problems... it's the cause. He revisits how Fed chairman Paul … [Read more...] about NY Times' Meltzer Calls for Fed To Stop Causing Inflation
There are about 100 million non-government, non-taxpayer-paid workers in the U.S. $3 trillion normal government spending + $2 trillion additional emergency spending = $5 trillion government spending in 2009. That amounts to $50,000 of government spending per non-government, non-taxpayer-paid … [Read more...] about How to Cope with Your New $50k in Forced Debt This Year
Our economy is 70% consumerism. That means it is mostly based on individuals buying stuff. So the current setup of our economy holds two basic facts: Individuals buying more stuff than they can afford to buy (based on their income) has a net effect that is good for the economy. When individuals … [Read more...] about Could Obama's Stimulus Really Work?
CNN to Broadcast I.O.U.S.A. | Obama Foresees Trillion-Dollar Deficits | A Bipartisan Plea for Fiscal Responsibility | The Government We Deserve CNN to Broadcast I.O.U.S.A. The public has spoken, and we've listened. In response to demand for information about our country's financial challenges, … [Read more...] about I.O.U.S.A viewing this weekend on CNN
This picks up where a previous post left off. You may want to read that post first in order for this one make sense. Looking at the picture above, I can only imagine that this is the way that the following idea was made into government policy. The second major way BLS's CPI calculation policies … [Read more...] about CPI Explained – Part 2 – Substitution